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Peru orders total lockdown across 10 states as second wave bites

FILE PHOTO: Medical workers take samples during mass testing for the coronavirus (COVID-19) in Lima, Peru January 7, 2021. REUTERS/Sebastian Castaneda LIMA (Reuters) – President Francisco Sagasti of Peru on Tuesday night announced a total lockdown of the capital and nine other regions following a significant increase in COVID cases,......

Flavors for the New Wave of Coffee Drinks and Creamers

Coffee is a staple of our mornings, and it’s quickly finding its luxurious way into other parts of our day too. Coffee drinks are experiencing a surge in popularity, attributed to the availability of new and exciting flavors and convenient, ready-to-drink formulations. Global sales of coffee made up 64% of......

Proud Boys member in latest wave of arrests over U.S. Capitol riots

By Sarah N. Lynch, Brad Heath WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The FBI on Wednesday arrested a Florida-based member of the right-wing Proud Boys group on charges of storming the U.S. Capitol two weeks ago in a crowd of Donald Trump supporters challenging his election defeat, the Justice Department said. FILE PHOTO:......

Trump Prepares Pardon Wave for Final Hours

New York Times
But after charging Mr. Cohen, the prosecutors came to question whether Mr. Weisselberg was entirely truthful about the Trump Organization’s role in the hush money payments, and they began scrutinizing whether he committed either perjury or obstruction of justice, according to people briefed on the matter. Nonetheless, prosecutors have never......

Trump, in wave of Tuesday pardons, so far not planning to pardon himself: source

U.S. President Donald Trump looks on as he speaks to the media before boarding Air Force One to depart Washington on travel to visit the U.S.-Mexico border Wall in Texas, at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland, U.S., January 12, 2021. REUTERS/Carlos Barria WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump at......

NYT discovers crime wave but goes silent on Black Lives Matter’s role

Bob McManus The New York Times this past weekend decorated a chunk of its Web site with an emotive snapshot of social disruption on Cleveland’s east side. But the yarn had a big fat hole in it. The story described a high state of angst among east siders resulting from......

25 California prisons have logged more than 1,000 infections. None are in the first wave of vaccinations.

New York Times
New York Times – For more and to sign up click here California’s prison system, which has been exceptionally hard-hit by the coronavirus, has started vaccinating some inmates — but none so far at the 25 prisons that have been most overwhelmed by infections, including San Quentin, Avenal State Prison......

Next up for retailers: A big wave of gift returns

NEW YORK (Reuters) – As shoppers tuck their final Christmas presents under the tree, U.S. retailers are bracing for a record-setting flood of returns of online gifts bought during the deadly surge in coronavirus cases. To make the process more efficient, retailers including Walmart Inc and Target Corp let shoppers......

New warnings of a Covid ‘Christmas wave and New Year’s wave in January’

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Dr. Stephen Parodi, director of Kaiser Permanente’s nationwide Covid response, warned that new coronavirus case surges are imminent unless Americans change their behavior during a Tuesday evening interview on “The News with Shepard Smith.”  “If we don’t make the choice......

Trump announces wave of pardons, including Papadopoulos and former lawmakers Hunter and Collins

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here The announcement Tuesday also included commuting the remaining prison term of former Rep. Steve Stockman, a Texas Republican who was convicted by a jury in Texas of almost two dozen felonies, including fraud and money laundering. In the release,......

Amazon, Panasonic, and recycling start-ups prepare for battery wave tsunami

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Inside every smartphone and tablet lies a dense brick with a dark and complex history: its battery. The lithium that ferries charge back and forth likely started out in South American salt flats, where months of evaporation consumes millions of......

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